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Topic: Data (computing)

  Data - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Latin plural data is also used as a plural in English, but it is also commonly treated as a mass noun and used in the singular.
Such data are typically further processed by a human or input into a computer, stored and processed there, or transmitted (output) to another human or computer.
Raw data is a relative term; data processing commonly occurs by stages, and the "processed data" from one stage may be considered the "raw data" of the next.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Data   (624 words)

 Computing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally, the word computing was synonymous with counting and calculating, and a science that deals with the original sense of computing mathematical calculations.
"Computing" has come to mean the operation and usage of computing machines, the electrical processes carried out within the computing hardware itself, and the theoretical concepts governing them (computer science).
The discipline of computing is the systematic study of algorithmic processes that describe and transform information: their theory, analysis, design, efficiency, implementation, and application.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computing   (331 words)

 Glossary of Selected Computing and Social Science Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Often computers work with chunks of bits rather than one bit at a time; the smallest chunk of bits a computer usually works with is a byte which is 8 bits.
To "clean" a data file is to check for wild codes and inconsistent responses (see Consistency Check); to verify that the file has the correct and expected number of records, cases, and cards or records per case; and to correct errors found.
Thus it means the same as "card" in a card-image data file, and it means the same as logical record length in data files that have a logical record length format.
odwin.ucsd.edu /glossary/glossary.html   (5076 words)

 Deep scientific computing requires deep data
High-performance computing is now being integrated directly into some experiments, analyzing data while the experiment is in progress, to allow real-time adaptation and refinement of the experiment and to allow the insertion of human intuition into the process, thus making it very dynamic.
Computational steering requires that a control channel to the executing service be open, that the execution process be interruptible, and that a new or modified plan can be submitted.
In the case of a data transfer, this may be the period of time from the point at which the user issues the command to transfer the data to the point at which the data is available for use on the target machine.
www.research.ibm.com /journal/rd/482/kramer.html   (14874 words)

Data changes in the fields for levels or attributes is one of the most challenging design issues for multidimensional (star schema) data modeling.
The defining characteristic of a data warehouse is its purpose.
Data migration is the movement of data from one environment to another - as happens when data is brought from a legacy system into a data warehouse.
www.sdgcomputing.com /glossary.htm#DWManagement   (5777 words)

 Data Security
Access to data residing in administrative systems and applications at Carnegie Mellon University is to be granted only to those individuals who must, in the course of exercising their responsibilities, use the specific information.
It is the responsibility of the Data Owner to ensure that all individuals with access to restricted data are aware of the confidential nature of the information and the limitations, in terms of disclosure, that apply.
Likewise, Data Owners and Data Security Officers are responsible for reporting security breaches identified during the course of their responsibilities to the Administrative Computing Security Committee.
www.cmu.edu /policies/documents/DataSecurity.html   (3663 words)

 Computing Research Association (CRA)
The Computing Research Association (CRA) is an association of more than 200 North American academic departments of computer science, computer engineering, and related fields; laboratories and centers in industry, government, and academia engaging in basic computing research; and affiliated professional societies.
mission is to strengthen research and advanced education in the computing fields, expand opportunities for women and minorities, and improve public and policymaker understanding of the importance of computing and computing research in our society.
Executive Officers are a distinguished group of leaders in computing research from academia and industry.
www.cra.org   (119 words)

 Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures
We do not include algorithms particular to business data processing, communications, operating systems or distributed algorithms, programming languages, AI, graphics, or numerical analysis: it is tough enough covering "general" algorithms and data structures.
You may find terms dealing with hardware, the computer industry, slang, etc., in the Free On-Line Dictionary Of Computing or in A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Data Structures and Algorithms is a wonderful site with illustrations, explanations, analysis, and code taking the student from arrays and lists through trees, graphs, and intractable problems.
www.nist.gov /dads   (680 words)

 Computing Services - Data Warehouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Access to the Data Warehouse requires an authorized signature from the department head (or person responsible for authorizing cost center expenditures) and is only available to academic and administrative users.
The data warehouse is accessible from 7:00 a.m.
Computing Services supports and recommends using Microsoft Access, BrioQuery or SAS, but the Data Warehouse can be accessed with any ODBC (Open Data Base Connectivity) compliant software product.
compserv.uark.edu /softserv/index_1952_ENG_HTML.htm   (1336 words)

 Nature Web Matters > Internet Computing and the Emerging Grid
Fifty years of innovation have increased the raw speed of individual computers by a factor of around one million, yet they are still far too slow for many challenging scientific problems.
This enlisted personal computers to work on the problem of analysing data from the Arecibo radio telescope for signatures that might indicate extraterrestrial intelligence.
Ian Foster is a Senior Scientist and Associate Division Director in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago.
www.nature.com /nature/webmatters/grid/grid.html   (1663 words)

 WebEc - Economics Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Social Science Data Archives provide Data on the Net, which is a searchable and browsable list of sources of numeric social science data including actual data, data archives, data libraries, vendors of data, and social science gateways.
Social Sciences Data Center and Geographic Information Systems Lab provide a collection of numeric data distributed through the US Depository Library Program, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), and some 75 international government organizations, as well as data from non-governmental surveys such as the National Health and Social Life Survey.
The data are collected annually, and the data files contain the full span of information collected over the course of the study.
www.helsinki.fi /WebEc/webecc8d.html   (2064 words)

 Pen Computing Magazine: Source for Tablet PC, Pocket PC, Ultar Mobile PC, Windows CE, Palm OS, EPOC, wireless, ...
The UMPC is a fully functional computer with complete PC and internet capabilities that offer location adaptability, allowing the UMPC to interact with other digital devices in the user's lifestyle in the home, at the office, or on the road.
Data in flash memory is more secure against external shocks as the SSD can withstand about twice the impact of a regular hard disk drive.
Unlike flat-panel computers and notebooks in general, a UMPC is considered more like a high-end PDA and their sales will hardly threaten Fujitsu Siemens’ current eight-inch notebook offerings, said Foo.
www.pencomputing.com   (14928 words)

 Wireless Internet & Mobile Computing - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Wireless Internet and Mobile Computing helps ameliorate the difficulties and unravels the complexities, especially in these turbulent political and economic times.
Wireless Internet and Mobile Computing is a consulting company for the wireless industry and enterprises -- for manufacturers, software developers, advertisers, content providers, the financial community and corporate users.
Wireless data has great potential to help businesses and consumers deal with the harsher political and economic realities.
www.wirelessinternet.com   (657 words)

 Hard Drive Recovery, Laptop Data Recovery, Drive Recovery Hard Laptop, Notebook Recovery
To prevent further damage, immediately turn off your computer or hard drive and make note of what happened when the failure occurred.
Our professional data recovery consultants will gather the necessary information from you in order to optimize the chances for recovery of your important data, or
Our shipping address is located at the top of the Data Recovery Form.
www.acsdatarecovery.com   (285 words)

 The Best Data Warehousing Glossary - SDG Computing, Inc.
Many companies are discovering that they have a great deal of valuable knowledge hidden in the data they already possess.
This knowledge is hidden because there is too much data, the data is unorganized, and the data is contradictory.
We can help you use these tools to build data marts, multidimensional analysis client tools, and full data warehousing systems.
www.sdgcomputing.com   (109 words)

 Small Business Computing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Backing up mission-critical data can become a burden to IT because data volumes are growing at 40 to 50 percent each year.
The stress points that continuous data protection places on system architectures are somewhat different from traditional backup and recovery technologies.
Learn to tackle recovery to virtual computer environments, hardware migration strategies, hardware repurposing for optimal resource utilization, recovery time objectives, and increasing disaster tolerance.
www.smallbusinesscomputing.com   (937 words)

 Kovach Computing Services
This is an easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software package for coding textual data, annotating, retrieving and reviewing coded data and documents.
This is a complete rewrite, making it much more flexible and adding many powerful new features.
MVSP is an intuitive and flexible data analysis program.
www.kovcomp.co.uk   (249 words)

 Introductory Lectures on Data-Parallel Computing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The lectures, given by experts in their fields, are interactive and span three areas of Parallel Computing: Programming Languages, Algorithms, and Research Topics.
They can be used as tutorials, and as reference in an introductory course on Parallel Computation.
Each lecture contains a quicktime movie of the speaker delivering the talk, composed of the transparencies used during the lecture synchronized with the voice of the speaker.
www.wellesley.edu /CS/lidpc.html   (211 words)

 Network Computing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The editors of Network Computing and Information Week have joined forces to help you plan, prepare and strategize the coming year's IT purchases for your small to midsize business.
Accelerate applications 100x and expand bandwidth 10x with Riverbed.
Control remote computers for online remote IT support.
www.networkcomputing.com   (695 words)

 Data Acquisition from Measurement Computing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Hunt Technologies chooses Measurement Computing for accuracy, reliability, and overall cost-effectiveness.
Measurement Computing offers the largest selection of PC-based data acquisition and measurement products.
From PCI, USB, Ethernet, PC104, ISA, and PCMCIA bus to RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and GPIB interfaces; from temperature measurement to data loggers; Measurement Computing has everything you need for your PC-based data acquisition and control applications.
www.measurementcomputing.com   (88 words)

 Welcome to Palm, Inc., formerly palmOne - Select a Destination
Carry files from your desktop computer and access them wherever you go.
Palm is the handheld market leader in areas such as mobile business, healthcare, education and government and will continue to extend that lead by delivering compelling business and enterprise mobile information-management solutions, business-focused hardware and software products, robust service and support, and innovative market-leading alliances with developers and solutions providers.
An Internet service provider account, data service and carrier subscription may be required for Internet and email access.
www.palm.com   (331 words)

 Glossary of Social Science Computer and Social Science Data Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Scope and Contents: This glossary includes terms which you may find useful in managing data collections and providing basic data services.
Because some data libraries will still have to deal with magnetic tape, the glossary includes some terms related to storing data on tape.
Style: The definitions used are meant to be helpful in a data library environment.
odwin.ucsd.edu /glossary   (416 words)

 Network computing solutions consultancy-Expert data recovery services
CCE, Inc. provides knowledgeable Network Management, Data Recovery Services and a complete, affordable solution for computer network services.
We simply provide high quality network management solutions along with computer network disaster recovery, planning, drills, security detection / implementation in client-server based LAN, WAN and remote systems.
Disaster Recovery sometimes begins with Data Recovery weather it be a photo or your entire company’s data.
www.creativece.com   (98 words)

 Reviews.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He identifies two approaches to writing about computer graphics: one is to focus on the low-level, broadly applicable issues of computer graphics...
The ERMETH computer was built at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, from 1953 to 1956, primarily to do matrix operations, tabulation of functions, and harmonic analysis, which were...
This interest has been encouraged by the high reliance on distributed infrastructures for sharing and accessing data and computing resources.
www.reviews.com   (840 words)

 National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure: Archives
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The Data-intensive Computing thrust is building a national digital library that accelerates the publication of scientific data.
The goal is to provide integrated access to data sets stored on NPACI resources and to support remote execution of digital library and presentation services.
www.npaci.edu /DICE   (120 words)

 Parity Computing - Unstructured Data Management and Digital Library Solutions
Parity Computing's unstructured data management and knowledge discovery solutions transform disparate data and content into a knowledge network of actionable profiles and linked relationships.
We enable organizations to derive new value and actionable knowledge from unstructured data, providing insights into mission critical business intelligence and improving organizational research productivity.
Parity provided software for production workflow enhancements, a well-differentiated digital library platform, a subject navigation solution, expert profile creation, and integrated patent linking to create the ComSoc DL of more than 36,000 articles.
www.paritycomputing.com   (137 words)

 IT news and features for the IT industry - Computing
These are the top issues Computing is covering this week.
With the prospect of an office in more than one time zone, the question is: where do we put Intel?
Computing talks to Tim Scarfe and Nick Swan from Windsor-based Dot Net Solutions at Microsoft's Mix06 conference in Las Vegas.
www.computing.co.uk   (291 words)

 NCAR Computational & Information Systems Laboratory (CISL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
NCAR's Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) is a world leader in supercomputing and cyberinfrastructure, providing services to over 60 UCAR member universities as well as NCAR and the larger geosciences community.
CISL performs basic and applied research in IT, computational science and mathematics.
The Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART) is an open-source, publicly available software environment that combines assimilation algorithms, models, and observation sets to provide a flexible, extensible framework for data assimilation research
www.cisl.ucar.edu   (213 words)

 The Data Intensive Distributed Computing (DIDC) Research Group
EOS satellites are producing tremendous amounts of data.
The Data Intensive Distributed Computing Research Group at LBNL is doing research on mechanisms and services to efficiently move, select, and manage huge data sets in a distributed, or Data Grid environment.
We are also working on tools for monitoring and analyzing distributed system performance, which we call the Distributed Monitoring Framework (DMF).
www-didc.lbl.gov   (316 words)

 Grid Computing Info Centre (GRID Infoware)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Grid Computing Information Centre (GRID Infoware: http://www.gridcomputing.com) aims to promote the development and advancement of technologies that provide seamless and scalable access to wide-area distributed resources.
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing - Call for Admissions.
HKBU Agent-based Grid Computing and Automated Negotiation Group
www.gridcomputing.com   (267 words)

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